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Hosta ‘Proud Sentry’

Plantain lily

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Hosta 'Proud Sentry'
  • Common name: Plantain lily
  • Family: Asparagaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Golden

While hostas produce flowers, they’re mostly grown for their bold foliage. Hosta ‘Proud Sentry’ are full hardy plants that can be grown under deep-rooted trees as ground cover, in borders, or even near water. They grow best in moist, but well-drained soil and most prefer shade with shelter from cold winds.

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For the lushest displays, feed with a balanced fertiliser between March and June. Don’t feed after this period or you’ll encourage the sort of sappy growth that slugs adore. Prevent attach from slugs and snails by using beer traps or wildlife-friendly slug pellets. Hosta ‘Proud Sentry’ produces green leaves with broad yellow margins.

How to grow Hosta 'Proud Sentry'

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade, full shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline
  • Plant care: Needs regular watering in pots

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Hosta 'Proud Sentry' and wildlife

Hosta 'Proud Sentry' is known for attracting bees. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Hosta 'Proud Sentry' poisonous?

Hosta 'Proud Sentry' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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